Gemstones Found in Connecticut

      Some of the world's best Almandine Garnets come from Connecticut. The best known garnet mines in Connecticut are in the Roxbury Falls area.

    Other gemstones found in Connecticut are: yellow and green beryl, Rose Quartz, and Tourmaline.

Connecticut State Gemstones

    State Mineral: Garnet
    Garnet was adopted by Connecticut as its official State Mineral in 1977.

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Connecticut State Information